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  • Short Summary

    Motorcycles compete in National Championships on the sands at Portmarnock.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Speeding on the sands. The 10 miles National Motorcycle Championship at Portmarnock. Ireland.

    L/S of the motorcyclists lined up on the sands they are given a push start and drive away. L/S as they drive along in a line. M/S as the motorcyclists ride around a series of flags. M/S as they splash through the water. M/S of one man after the race, he is sat on his motorcycle wearing his helmet, presumably he is the winner.

    M/S as another set of motorcyclists race off, they make their way around the flags. M/S of another man on his motorcycle with others surrounding him, presumably he is the winner of this race. L/S of the motorcyclists in another race, M/S of another boy on his motorcycle, he grins. M/S of a motorcycle and sidecar race, various shots as the passengers lean right out as they take the corners, one knocks a flag over. M/S of the winning team surrounded by supporters.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:52:00 / 01:54:05:00
    G 1231

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